LAFAYETTE — Restoration companies are suing multiple defendants, alleging they breached terms of their settlement agreement.
Servpro Intellectual Property Inc. and Servpro Industries Inc. filed a lawsuit June 28 in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana Lafayette Division against Rytech of SWLA, Servco of SWLA, LLC, Rapid Response Restoration LLC and Ray Wright doing business, Servco of SWLA, alleging trademark infringement and unfair competition.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs suffered financial harm to their business and reputation after spending millions of dollars in promoting their trademark. The plaintiffs allege the defendants have infringed and are infringing Servpro trademarks and have created confusion among the consuming public and the marketplace, and have failed to cease using the name Servco.
Servpro Intellectual Proptery and Servpor Industries seek a trial by jury, an order enjoining and restraining the defendants from engaging in any conduct that infringes Servpro trademarks and from engaging in any advertising that tends to associate the defendants' goods or services with plaintiffs', damages of at least $200,000 and such relief as is merited under law. They are represented by attorneys Brian A. Cowan and Ashley G. Gable of Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC in Shreveport, and Edward D. Lanquist, Jr. and Scott M. Douglass of Patterson Intellectual Property Law PC in Nashville, Tennessee.
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana Case number 2:16-cv-00950